Halloween health and safety tips

General Health
For many people, autumn events like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times to dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating, attend parties, and eat yummy treats. These events are also opportunities to provide nutritious snacks, get physical activity, and focus on safety. How can you make your Halloween safer for you and your kids? (more…)
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10 Reasons to Give Up Diet Soda

General Health
When taken at face value, diet soda seems like a health-conscious choice. It saves you the 140-plus calories you'd find in a sugary soft drink while still satisfying your urge for something sweet with artificial sweeteners like aspartame, saccharin, and sucralose. But there's more to this chemical cocktail than meets the eye. Here's a great article from ABC News on ten hidden dangers of diet sodas: (more…)
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Sunscreen and Aging

General Health
For more youthful skin--expensive surgery, injections or high-end cosmetics are highly touted options. But a simple solution may come from a product that gets little fanfare this time of year—sunscreen. (more…)
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Diagnosing Depression

General Health
Are you feeling tired or having trouble concentrating? Maybe seeing unexpected changes in your appetite or weight? It’s easy to dismiss these as symptoms as stress, a poor diet or fatigue—but you may be dealing with depression. (more…)
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Nature’s Heart Helpers

General Health
What if I told you there was a natural, inexpensive way to reduce blood pressure, increase antioxidant levels and reduce your risk for heart disease? What’s this new amazing breakthrough? Fruits and vegetables. (more…)
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Larimore Family Prayer Letter (10/15 – 12/14)

General Health
In this prayer letter: PRAISES: 1) HCJB Global Manifesto 2) How to Cherish Your Wife 3) Medical News You Can Use 4) Blue Ridge Book Festival Interview 5) Article in Significant Living PRAYER REQUESTS: 1) Current Writing Projects 2) Upcoming “Grace Prescription” Conferences for Healthcare Professionals 3) Upcoming Marriage Conference in Colorado Springs EVENTS OF THE LAST MONTH EVENTS OF THE NEXT MONTH (more…)
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Teens and Drugs

General Health
Shock, guilt, disbelief … just some of the emotions parents feel when they find out their child is using illegal drugs. If you want to avoid this in your own home, I have a secret that can help – talking to your teen. (more…)
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Tummy Talk

General Health
For many of us, dieting is an eternal battle. Now new research is showing it may also be an internal battle: Your eyes look at the chocolate, your brain says you want it, and then your stomach conspires against you. (more…)
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